Prepare your garden for Summer

Prepare your garden for Summer
Now we’re feeling hopeful this year, as fingers crossed, we’re going to have a super sunny Summer. If we’re lucky enough to have beautiful weather we might as well take full advantage of our gardens. We have gathered together three top tips to get your garden ready for the BBQ season. Weeding I don’t know about you but when the sun’s out all I want to do is lounge. So why not start the dreaded task of weeding now and get it out of the way. It may still b

Get your property ready for summer

Get your property ready for summer
You have been patiently waiting for the summer since January, you might be ready, but is your home? There are a number of things which you can do to get your home summer ready, just take a look at our tips below. Outside It is time to get your garden in order. It might have been neglected over the colder months but it’s time to get it up to scratch. First things first, get your lawnmower out and give your grass a well needed trim. You will be surprised o

Boost your property’s value by improving your garden

Boost your property’s value by improving your garden
We all know that first impressions count when it comes to selling your property. But we seem to spend all our time and money on the inside and end up neglecting your garden. The garden can be the heart of the home in the summer as that is where, ideally, we’d all spend most of our time. So what can you do to make this the real deal clincher? Just follow some of our steps below. Let’s keep it simple to start with. Just mowing your lawns and tidying up ove

Home renovations can be a step towards a greener home

Home renovations can be a step towards a greener home
Being green and trying to save money is becoming more popular than ever. How many solar panels have popped up around your town? As people are becoming more aware of money and how to get their energy bills as low as possible, they have started to think of ways they can help improve the planet, create an eco-friendly environment to live in and benefit personally at the same time. Some of these ideas will cost a lot initially but you will make your money b...

10 things to do with your garden shed – A shedload of ideas…

10 things to do with your garden shed – A shedload of ideas…
Do you have a garden shed rotting away or filled with bits and bobs that you haven’t looked at in years? As summer is drawing closer, why not use some of our ideas to create the perfect summer retreat? 1 – Summerhouse Have you always wanted a summer house to show off to your neighbours? This is the perfect opportunity to do so. If your shed is not large enough you could also knock it down and re-build. Be careful though, if it is too large you might ...

How to keep your home cool this Summer

How to keep your home cool this Summer
Let’s cut to the chase. Over the past few weeks it has been getting hotter and hotter and it’s only going to get warmer over the next couple of months. I know that I for one am always dreaming of a cool home without having to purchase an air conditioner. It is very tempting to plant yourself within a couple-foot radius of the nearest fan or crank up the AC, but you could get the same effect for much less! We have the secret! Read on to find out how you can...

Be prepared for your first house viewing

Be prepared for your first house viewing
So someone has taken interest in your home and they are coming round in a few days… The viewing process is an essential part of marketing your home and trying to make it appealing to potential buyers. So it is very important that you put your best foot forward and try to make yourself as prepared as possible prior to any viewings taking place. The goal is to make your home more appealing to your audience. Clean as a whistle… Clean your home from top t

Tips and tricks for selling your home

Tips and tricks for selling your home
Maybe you want to start a new chapter of your life next year? Maybe you’re considering retiring to the countryside? Whatever the reason, you’ll want to ensure you get the maximum price for your home when you do put it on the market. This isn’t the easiest of tasks, but if you want to get what your home is really worth, then it is essential you don’t put off potential buyers. Here are a few suggestions of small improvements which, in our experience, can ...